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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 19, 1929, Mason City, Iowa MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TUESDAY FEB 191929 MRS HOFMANN REVEALS FOLK LORE AS CLASSIC SURVIVAL I B P W Club Continues Its Book Review iiPrese Four Sketches ot Occupations for Women in Industry th book review in studying tho conditions the working girl in view to beltur ling conditions alonj Uie industrial 3romen the business and professional 1Womens club presented tills week liour sketches of which chemistry is upon as follows In tlio Women in Chemistry pub dialled from tho Bureau ot Vocational N Y it is found that to rtbowomon who iook forward to chem istry as a life pursuit the Held pre sents two main Hues oC worlt She may bo engaged in teaching or In teaching and research in an educational Insti tution or she may work in some ipeclalized branch of chemistry aa ap plied In medicine in the public ser vice or in industry The chemistry applied In medicine physiological or biochemistry ir which the most Important researcl work is Govern mont and industrial Iab6ratorles re quire chointsts spcclalizetl in a large variety ot fields namely food chemis try textile chemistry agricultural chemistry electric chemistry as well is teachers ot chemistry who arein srreat demands The chemist renders a threat service to society in whatever BOOKS FOR MARINES Mrs Gibson Fahneslock DANDRUFF ffir Ing faee cor rect ftafMS relieve strain bring visual ease and pfcasant SMITH OPTICAL CO E STATE ST boolts for tho marines is tho chief Interest of Mrs Gibson Fahnestock Mrs Pahnestock Is chairman ot tho Washington D C committee of ths American Merchant Marine Library association More than 4000 books have been collected for tlui men of tho merchant marine during book week and altho book iveclc fa now over tincommittee will still receive booUa Ileltl sho may bo applying her scien tific knowledge The Girl and her Job by Helen Christens Hoorle and Florence B Saltzberg is a book suggesting the vast number of possibilities and de mand ofdifferent kinds ot work with explanation of work preparations and qualifications This is a useful prevo cational book for teachers of girls of upper grades or high sehool age its introduction suggesting sources of in formation on vocational school Women Professional Workers b Elizabeth Kemper Adams reveals pro esslons distinguished from trade dealing more specifically with those services which are professional Ad disadvantages qualifies lona remuneration and training fully considered Occupation for Women1 by O La ham Hatcher is a practical presen ation of information regarding occu pations open to women Explaining vhat they arc tho education aid ralnlng personal qualifications reeded financial returns outstanding advantages and disadvantages Per sonnel Work in Business and ry Is presented in one chapter and Pupil Personnel Work or Educational and Vocational Guidance in Schools s explained in another chapter HARMOffHAKSOtf LAKE MILLS Feb here have just learned ot the mar riage of Miss Ruby Harmon to Hans Hanson which took placo Jan 17 nt the Zion Lutheran church parsonnge east of Mills tho Rev Mr Kosenqvist officiating Both areresi dents of Silver Lake township The bride Is a daughter of Mr and Mrs Harmon bridegroom Is a son of Mr and Mrs Lewis Hanson They will work Hanson farm this year together with his parents MUSIC drops the curtain on the day Spirituals Are Lifes Philosophy Music Students Study Negro Compositions for Their Scientific Value S a means for unlocking tlio tloor oC tho past Iho Negro folk lore Americas original folkssonff and clasaiu survival la a vast storehouse intormatioii and is now studied for its seientiiic value in placu oC tlio sentimental value placed upon it formerly said Mrs Frank P IHCnianu OE Ottunnvn in her illus traleil lecture on Tlie Trail ot tlit Nofero lolk Song at tlio T W C A Monday evening Slio ttpolto liere upon tbe invitation of the music department of the Womans club Tho harmonic sense revealed these swigs amazing the speaker stated one considers tho ign ant state the raco in their African homo centuries ayo Tlieir works have been traced as far tack as 1225 A 13 particularly Bongs in cluded in tho Percy Papers Improvising extemporaneously as ho goes along usually in a moment ol ecstasy the Kcsro shows an enviable melodic sense a uatchirtg rythym that is Intuitively arranged into a quartet in a few moments time By means song explained the only emq tionul outlet the Negro had ever had in his slate of captivity was possible and slave owners encouraged singing for the Increased speed It brot about in tho days labor also for its evident j harmlessness Poeiical ICniiomuciTi In the Xogro folk versosarc every endowment of the poet Mrs Hotmann declared Their emotion and tiielr rythym sway tho entire being A force of monotony in Uie constant replti tion of melody and words is their greatest charm The Negro lovea repl tltlon as the child does due no doubt she satcl to tho childrace tho ISTegroes at Uie time thcso compositions were effected Tho utter simplicity of the songs and verses Is what makes them so ethical she continued and real poetry with graphic description is featured in a condensed style Tho Negro is a mimetic creature expressing everything around him in song and motion he Is a born drama tst putting life and torco into things j that como limping on a whlto nans tongue Mrs Hofmann related Ho is a born improviser adding tc i any ballad a5 the spirit moved him The process of all eonga was oral and they vero handed around by irord oi mouth Having lived In North Carolina Mrs Holmann could put a touch of ntimacy and sympathy in her histori cal sketch of the folklore Sho de vcrlbed minutely th3 classes of tho oik song tho religious and tho sec ular Of these the religious splrluals are perhaps the most nidely known and the more artistic ot the two lasses They contain the ICegros philosophy of iife and stranse y in spite of hardships tho Ncrro over as much as Intimated a vlndic ive spirit toward hlg persecutors ier account of the ogro mammies nd their lullabies ivas especially In cresting tjove AnlmaJg Loving animals as they do the Ne svoos have put their happiest moods nto characterization of animals In heir songs sho said The workday songs are among tho most familiar of the secular class the ecturer stated and are a means oE ncreasing speed In labor HO that many industrials are hirlnf song leaders and even orchestras Uailroad eongs ara popular also tho dynamic force and energy 1n the rhythm being parlic ularly attractive to the block race The blues songs havo been badly mutilated In their captivity by tlio whites Mrs Hofmannrevealed 1m provised on the spur of the moment the Negro bluo song is to the fteculai lite oE the Negro what the spiritual is to the religious life The blues song flooding our country nt present have no connection with the folU songs sho declared To tho FIslvp Jubilee ainfcors Roe the credit of initiating a national an continental interest in Ncprro spiril at the OF I ICE WHEN you get tome from play two or three records on the Orthophonic Victrola Sit down relax and listen to the music Its like a bath taken mentally one that washes away all of the tension of officehours An Orthophonic Victrola will bring you and your family rich musical entertainment Prices are surprisingly reasonable Drop in and look over our complete stock of models A small Deposit will put one of them in your home Come in soon MUSIC CO Exclusive Victor Dealers QU we have all our r watch repairing I LO done geneys eel Dotting the Way to Chic GLOBEGAZETTE 15 CENT PRACTICAL PATTERN Pattern 1660 Oneof the most adorable froclis ever designed for the younff miss Js presented in pattern 1GCO Tho yolio sections at the baclc and front are an unusually becoming feature and quite easy to make Added fullness Is given tho froclc thru smocking or shirring below these sections The sleeves aro long or short Just s on pattern being made both ways Bloomers and frock are made ot a quaintly printed or dotted swiss dimity percale or linen All white or a white ground with colored dots and colored smocking will create a delicious outfit For t serviceable school frock Jersey fashions bcauli fuHy In this style May bo obtained only in sizes 2 4 C and S Size 4 requires yards 40 inches material Tills model Is easy to make Xo dressmaking experience Is Each pattern comes to you with simple and exact instructions includ ing yardagefor every size A perfect fit is guaranteed Patterns will be delivered upon re ceipt of IS cents In coins carefully wrapped or stamps Be sure to write plainly your NAME ADDRESS STYLE NUMBER AND SIZE wanted Our latest FASHION BOOK will be sent upon receipt of 10 CENTS in coin Address all mall and orders to Slason City GlobeGazette Pattern De partment 243 West Seventeenth street New York City 1660 Social Calendar WEDNESDAY Womans club High school auditorium at oclock i r B Chapter DZ Hostess Mrs Jay B MacGrosor 13 Tenth street northeast Musicals committee Mrs Leo Hrs B JR Weston and Miss Helen Barclay Tea A J Caward Mrs H M Knutson and Mrs J J Clark Chapter GN Hostess Mrs TV A Westfall 31 Tenth street northwest Best American Play 1028 and bio graphy of author Leader Mrs 1 TV Stinson Bridge club Postponed until further notice Our Saviors Lutheran Meets in the afternoon at church Hostess Mrs Chester BuCltngton Book Review Department Luncheon at Y TV C A at Speaker Mrs D II Campbell Clear Lake The Forsyllic Saga by John Galsworthy Womens Bureau Meets In tho evening otorio Hostess Mrs Harry Green 702 North Pennsylvania avenue Grant circle Trinity Lutheran Hostess Mrs Ivor Berg at church parlors at oclock Calvary Homo Sessionary Hostess Mrs lioss Bullard Xorth Madison avenue Lesson Mrs H E Kcnnery and Mrs R O Dale Devotions Mrs Boyd Trailers Missionary society First Presbyterian Meets at church at oclock Hostesses Mrs BuehJcr and Mrs Flxen Leader Mrs Minnio Campbell Freeman Ladies Aid Hostess Mrs F G Illntzen In noon Alpha chapter Delphian Meets at oclock at Y W C A Leader Mrs W 1C MacAlllster Topic the Hebrew Nation the He brew ascendency captivity and res toration tho characteristics of He brew literature Kconomy Hoatesa Airs GJoorffo Holt 371 South Vhgfnto avenue at oclock W P M Bridge club Hostess Mrs F M Gordlnier 4 South Taylor avenue P G nnd K Sleets In P G and E auditorium Madison school P T Will meet oclock at tho school at als tho songs that give full cxpres ion or the lifethat the inarticulate cannot express otherwise Mrs rlofmann illustrated several numbers E spirituals Including Swing Low iwect Chariot Ezclciel Saw the Vheol Keep aInchin Along Everybody Talkln About Hcavn Aint AGoin There and Nobody Knows the Trouble Ive Soon In conclusion Mrs ITofman elated hat the reason for tho survival ol thcso Negro folk songs Is tho funda mentally human touch they reveal and that only classics can possibly survive the rigid tests of time Red Gross Exhibit Is Planned for T N Ti A firotaid demonstration by the Ked Cross under tho direction of Miss Agnes Hclbig executive sccre tary will be tho treat in storo for tho T N T club members nt the meet ing Tuesday evening following tho oclock dinner Tho demonstra tion will bo substituted for tho boh ride which has been cancelled becausB oC theextreme weather The upltftera havo won and Amer ica no longer gets her styles from France French women dont smoke Slate Journal A R Dinner Party for Friday Cancelled Plans Made for Banquet on Thursday Announce Need for Bor rowed Mothers for Girl Reserve Event HE annual Girl Reserve molher aaughtet4 banquet will bo held at the YW C A Thursday eve ning Grade school Girl lieserves I 0 O P Home Girl Keserves and Hi Tri members have been Jnvitod to conif und bring their mothers A program of toasts and entertain nicnt has been planned Jliss Theresa Holt is in direct charge of the affair assisted by several committees of Girl Kesorves Marjorie Green president of IIITri Is to be toastmistress Miss Holt haa asked that any wom en who would like to play mothers to 1 O O F Home girls phono her at the Y W C A There are still a few girls for whom mothers liave nut been supplied Helping the Homemaker DISCARDS MAIDS By MRS ALEXANDER GliOltGB Patriofie Suggestions Cut out sandwiches cakus cookies desserts and gelatin mixtures with a hatchet shaped cutter A paper pat tern can bo used to traco upon Iho food Tiny silk flags stuck In the various foods aid in carrying out tho patriotic effect Red white and blue bows can be tied on sandwich rolls sherbet cup handles soup cups or candlo sticks Red white and bluo candy sticks can be arranged log cabin fashion and servo to hold the dessert A Washington Luncheon Menu Cherry and Grapefruit Cocktail Chicken or Veal Croquettes Buttered Beets Bolls Grape Jelly Tomato Gelatin Salas Hatchet Shaped Hatchet Shaped Sandwiches Pineapple Sherbet Coffea Red Whito and Bluo Pound Cake Hard Candies In Colonial Hat Cases Cherry and Grapefruit Cuclftail serving eight Two cups diced peeled grapefruit cups red cherries cup diced pine 13 cups sugar 2 cups or water tablespoons fruit apple juJce Mix tlie fruit juices and sugar Boll tor 3 minutes Add the lemon Juice and cool Add the gredients and chill rest of tho In Serve In glass Yoti Carit Dye a Dress with Promises You cant dye a no natter how careful you may real color Thats the idea behind Diamond Dyes They are made to give yon real service They contain from three to five times more aniline than other dyes on the market Next time you want to dye try Diamond Dyes Sec how easy it is to use them Then compare results Note the absence of that redyed look of streaking or spotting See how soft bright new looking the colors are Then observe how they keep their brilliance through wear and washing If you dont agree Diamond Dyes are j better dyes your dealer will refund your money The while package of Diamond Dyes is the original 1 dye for any and every land of material It will dye or silk wool I cotton linen rayon or any mixture of materials The blue package is a special dye for silk or wool only With it you can dye your valuable articles of silk or wool with results equal to the finest pro fessional work When you this The blue pack 1 ge dyes silk or woo only The while package will dye every kind of coods including silk and r dealer has both packages lay evening at the Colonial has been cancelled because of Illness among the members MRS PRANK V HOFMANN UEST OF CTUB PRESIDENT Mrs Frank P Hofmann state chair man of the music division of tlio Iowa Federation of Womens clubs was tlio guest of Mrs William H Hathorn president of tlio Mason City Womans club during her visit in the city Mon day An Informal entertainment In the nature ot a muslcale was given in the atternoon at tho Hathorn residence Col East State street i u A jrKvimoKS INVITED TO MATZEN HOME Tho midwinter dinner of the L U G A club will be served at the home ot Mrs Paul Matzen Wednesday Feb 20 Invitations liave been extended including all of the old members of the cltib northeast of the city JONESANDERSON HAMPTON Feb Edna Jones of this city and Edward Ualph Anderson of Tiivermore were married on Thursday Feb 14 at the horns of Hie officiating minister the Rev M B Prinsrle pastor of tho Church of Christ The bride is a daughter of Mr and Mrs B F Jones of Hampton nnd until recently has been a student In tho high school here The bridegroom who ia a aon of Mrs Eric Anderson of Livcrmore IB a farmer The marriage was witnessed by the brides father E F Jones and Mrs llebccca Anderson cups or sherbet glasses Thecups may bo set on red paper doilies Ioimil Calio A Southern Kerinc One and onetourth cups butter 2 cups sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla 1 tea spoon Jemon extract S ess yolks well beaten JA teaspoon salt cups flour 8 ess whites stiffly beaten Cream the butter until very soft i Add tile sugar and beat for 2 minutes Beat for 3 minutes Add the flour MISS MAKY ANDERSON According to the recommendations of JIIss Jtary Anderson director of the womens bureau of the United Slates department of labor at Wash ington D C there arc to bo no more maids or hired girle Instead there will bo houso em ployes The housewife employer will engago this house employe to work eight hours a day for six days with extra pay for overtime Tlio womens bureau has Ireen work ing for tlio last year with the contra committee on household occupations of Philadelphia mi a study ot condi tions of employment for domestic workers beating all tho time that the Elour is added Fold in tho stiffly beaten egg whites oitr Into 2 loat pans which have been fitted with waxed papers Puke in a slow oven for 1 hour Open House Meeting of Two Lodges Set for Wednesday Night All of the Odd Fellow and Rcbckah lodge members and their friends as well as the general public have been invited to tho first of a series ot three open house meetings which be held at the I O O hall vVcdneEday evening Opening an intensive campaign of activities along fraternal lines iti or der to stimulate greater interest in de sreo work Ijetler lodge attendance and increase of members generally the two fraternities have evolved t point system whereby points will be given individuals and the winners ca wnen uu gan Feb 15 closes about April 23 Tho orders have set iisido three nights for open house meetings and programs of general interest will ho presented At the meeting Wednesday evening the Hamilton college enter tainers have liecn obtained prominent members in lodge ivorlc will speak and music has boon provided SHOWER FOR MRS BEST Mrs Bert Sorenson near Mason City was hostess to a number oC Mentis who gathered at her home and gavft a miscellaneous shower to Mrs Floyd Best oC Burchinal The hostess served refreshments MrsMcNiderandHer Sister Miss Hanford on Journey to Italy Mrs C IIMcNider and her sister Miss Georgia Hanford left Monday evening for New York where they will board the Vulcanla the night o Feb 21 Cor Naples They will spend several months in Italy and Sicily after which they will visit points of Interest along the western coast of Europe planning to return In October They were accompanied as far as New York by Mrs Hanford MacNider Mrs MacGregor Presents Pupils in Piano Recital Mrs T B MacGregor presented ll o Colloiringr group oC piano pupils in recital at her home li Tenth atrert northwest Billy GllclBer Teddy ICntil sun Jean Garelay Jean and Beth lo Voe Guy Bemiss Richard and John MacGregor Jean Curtlso Ruth Anno ONeil Catherine Webster Barbara Jean Swarner Bob Campbell and Virginia Zerble The mothers wore Ellests and tea was served at the clCEC of tho afternoon Sets Style This lovely Now Tork Kirl now ap1 pcariiljj in George Whites famous Scandals has plenty uC ijprsonulityj Not only lias she won Broadways udj miration liy tho cleverness of lior uvif ttml dancing lint sho lltrratU tlie stylo for Drill AVIMIUC Ly Jhc UixssoK her hair CSIrls in my position must every1 tiling u keep ilteir apheannicc picas ing suys Miss 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Family VENTURA Feb St Val entino night neighbors and friends with well filled baskets gathered at tho Wm Schow homo for a surprise farowell party to these friends who aro moving back to their farm after livingIn Ventura a number of years They recently sold their Ins home to Sidney Halford who takes possession about March 1 The friends presented a set oC silver spoons to the Scliows Refreshments were served Farewell for Thornton Family THORNTON Feb ot tho Tames Skinner family gavo a fare well party for them at their homo Fri day night The Skinner family expects to move on a farm near Cedar Falls Miss De Kaye FROCKS Most Value for Your Money 15 00 Smartest Spring Styles Beautiful New Georgettes Exquisite Flat Crepes New Printed Silks in New Light Shades Black and Navy Advance spring frocks so smart so excellent in quality you will want several Tailored and two piece models and the new scarf frocks Sizes 14 to 44 and half sizes ;